Changes Coming to how Imported Goods are Valued? Proposed Changes to Calculating the Value of your Imported Goods For Canadian import businesses, staying up-to-date with regulations is crucial to maintaining a smooth and compliant importing process. Canada's government has proposed changes which could significantly impact the way businesses calculate the
BC Longshore Workers Strike The International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada (ILWU) workers walked off the job on July 1st after giving 72 hours strike notice on June 28th. Talks had been ongoing with the British Columbia Maritimes Employers Association (BCMEA) since February to renew the collective agreement which expired at
How to Calculate the Value of your Goods The Different Methods of Determining Valuation Customs valuation is a significant part of the importation process. It is a procedure that is applied in determining the correct value of goods to be imported. This is the base value which the Canada Border
Canada Bans Certain Single-Use Plastics Canada has joined a handful a countries around the world that have placed a ban on single use plastics. This means that once the ban in place, certain plastic products will not be allowed to be manufactured, sold, exported, or imported into Canada. There is
Key Players Involved When Importing Into Canada Importing into Canada involves several key players. Knowing how the supply chain works will help you make the right decisions, cut costs, and avoid legal troubles. Even if you’re a seasoned importer, a complete know-how of the parties involved can help you move forward with confidence.
Guide to Choosing the Right Product to Import The goal of any business is to make profits, regardless of what it’s offering. To make bigger profits in the import and export business, you need to make the right decisions from the beginning. This begins by choosing the right product to
Top Reasons for Delays with CFIA Regulated Goods The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) govern the export and imports of food and agricultural products in Canada. They are responsible for ensuring exporters and importers meet the regulations that have been set on these types of goods.
How to get a better price when importing goods into Canada Canada imported goods worth a record $631 billion in 2021, up 12.2% from 2020, but 2.7% higher than in 2019. In 2020 Canada ranked 11th top importer in with world, in terms of total USD value of imports. To
How to Avoid Hidden Costs in Overseas Freight Shipping? There’s no doubt that shipping costs are one of the major costs buckets when considering product pricing. Experts estimates shipping costs to comprise upwards of 15% to 20% of the total net sales. Even if a business produces the goods locally
7 Things Customs Agents Wish You Knew Before You Travel To Canada Are you planning a trip to Canada soon? Whether you are just visiting someone in Canada or if you are planning to move to Canada for studies or immigration. You need to be aware of what you can